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Bimmerfest coverage of the 2014 Geneva Auto Showby Tim Jones on March 08, 2014 at 02:23:00 PM
The 2014 Geneva International Motor Show was a grand event for BMW with numerous models celebrate their European premiere. Highlights include the 4 Series Gran Coupe, the FWD 2 Series Active Tourer, LCI X3 SUV, F80 M3 and F82 M4. Click through all the photos to see what was at the show.
BMW returns to original factory building from 1918by Tim Jones on February 26, 2014 at 10:50:00 AM
BMW has acquired a plot of land covering more than 140,000 square feet in Munich. Its close proximity to BMW Plant Munich, BMW's "four-cylinder" building, BMW Welt and the BMW Museum makes this an ideal new home for BMW Group Classic.
Among the buildings on the plot is a section of the original BMW factory built in 1918. The company will therefore regain ownership of part of the old aero engine production halls, we well as the entrance building from those early days.
BMW a finalist in every category for the World Car Awardsby Tim Jones on February 11, 2014 at 11:25:00 AM
With the countdown running for the 2014 World Car Awards (WCAs) ceremony to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) BMW has taken a spot in every category. The F32 BMW 4 Series for the World Car of the Year, F15 BMW X5 for the World Luxury Car, BMW M6 Gran Coupe for World Performance Car, BMW i3 for WOrld Green Car and again the BMW i3 for the World Car Design.
Three "Value Champion" wins for BMW with the 3 Touring, X3 and 5 Touringby Tim Jones on February 07, 2014 at 11:14:00 AM
BMW takes home "Value Champion" wins in the mid-range, compact SUV and luxury segment with the 3 series touring, X3 and 3 series touring.
The 2015 BMW X3 Gets Updated including sDrive Optionby Tim Jones on February 05, 2014 at 06:00:00 PM
BMW is known for their mid-cycle changes and that time has come for the F25 X3. The biggest changes are probably with the addition of an sDrive (rear wheel drive) model and the new xDrive20d model variant. Both new additions give BMW buyers more choices when picking out their next Sport Activity Vehicle.
BMW at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show - Over 500 photos of the showby Tim Jones on January 13, 2014 at 10:36:00 AM
BMW pull the cover back on the all new BMW M3 and M4 as well as the 2 series coupe and M235i at the Detroit Auto Show. In addition to the hot new M cars BMW's new eletric division is being displayed with the BMW i3 and i8. BMW's new X5 as well as all other models are represented as well. The Detroit auto show runs January 18th - 25th, make sure you stop by the BMW booth to see the new models.
BMW Launch film - 2015 M3 Sedan and M4 Coupeby Tim Jones on December 11, 2013 at 06:15:00 PM
Featuring a return to the inline-6 engine format made famous by BMW M, the all-new, 3.0-liter BMW M3 and M4 engine is approximately 10 kilograms lighter than its V-8 predecessor and packs an even stronger punch. With 425 horsepower from 5,500 – 7,300 rpm, 406 lb-ft of torque from 1,850 – 5,500 rpm, and capable of 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds.
2015 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe - Official Detailsby Tim Jones on December 11, 2013 at 06:11:00 PM
BMW announces the all-new BMW F80 M3 Sedan and BMW F82 M4 Coupe. Based off the latest 3 Series Sedan and fresh 4 Series Coupe BMW returns to its roots with an inline 6 cylinder engine but adds twin turbos for 425 hp and 406 ft-lbs of torque. On the chassis side everything is lighter then the outgoing M3 making this one mean machine.
Bimmerfest BMW i3 Test Driveby Tim Jones on December 03, 2013 at 05:39:00 PM
Bimmerfest had the opportunity to drive the i3 on a winding 40 mile loop through LA, up the iconic Mulholland drive and then to the LA convention center where the i3s would be available for public test drives during the LA Auto Show. Read on to see what we thought of BMW's first EV.
The F22 BMW 2 Series in Motion - Handling and Launch Control Highlightedby Tim Jones on October 25, 2013 at 09:50:00 AM
We have three fresh videos of the 2 Series in action. A typical high speed, high action, fast cutting film to get you excited about the 2 series. Then we get a demonstration of just how good the M235i handling is. Finally in a somewhat surprising video BMW shows us how to use the launch control on the M235i.